Stories tagged “knives”

  • Another Tactic

    Green advances on me with a decidedly menacing air. He’s got a knife in one hand, and while I’m not sure what he expects to do with the damned thing I can’t help but feel nervous about it. Knives don’t do a whole lot to a guy li...

    • Author: Ford Dent
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Under Pressure

    The knife he had pointed at me was longer than my forearm, and that freaked me out. I don’t know about you, but when someone has a knife aimed in the general direction of your stomach, you are only thinking about protecting the organs inside you....

  • Escape Velocity: +3

    Bellowing in agony, Ramirez jerked instinctively away from the pain in his foot; off balance from kicking Jordan, he stumbled. The blaster discharged wildly, slagging something invisible in the smoke. Jordan kicked expertly at Ramirez’s groin, bu...

    • Author: ZorkFox
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Templeton, Missouri

    And then there was the time that Ephraim Tate cut Slow Jack Blessing’s throat. Right in the middle of town and everything. There’d been words exchanged, of course. Slow Jack might have had a drink or two, and I know Ephraim was three sheets...

    • Author: RicoLaser
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • If Knives Were Toys And I A Child (Mature)

    There is pain in my stomach. It is nothing for one to fret over because it is only that subtle stomach ache that we occasionally get. What is not normal are the thoughts that I have whilst I experience these stomach pains. I think of knives, stabbing ...

  • The Broken Assassin

    Grantham grimaced. What had started as a simple assassination had devolved into a street fight. Those on the street who had no interest in trouble, melted away. No one went to alert the city guard. “I hope whoever sent you paid you up front.̶...

  • Not Your Average Gang

    “What can you bring to the table?” The woman asking the question had a three diagonal lines tattooed down one cheek. It contrasted sharply against the paleness of her skin. Shelley was taken aback. “Uh, I am pretty good at rollerbladi...

  • In For a Penny...

    I’m in! I’m in! Frack yes, I am in! Shelley’s mind raced. Outwardly she took a controlled breath then said calmly, “Cool.” Not even close to impressed Snap snorted, “Don’t expect three cheers or anythin’....

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I Will Do My Best To Use Resources Wisely

    It all started with the badges. Those damn badges. Truth be told, it was hard work earning them. But still, the competition was ruthless and bloody. It didn’t have to be bloody, at least if they’d stayed in the nice neighborhoods. But this ...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • That Old Chestnut

    To my surprise, Green actually stops advancing. He seems to be considering the merits of allowing me to talk. I recalculate the odds of appealing to his reason and, to my satisfaction, find them slightly improved. “You’re a man of science, ...